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English definition of “ride”

ride

noun     /raɪd/
a bumpy/rough/easy, etc. ride informal used to describe a situation that is dangerous, difficult, easy, etc.: Stocks could be in for a bumpy ride as Wall Street tries to guess the outcome of the Federal Reserve's next monetary policy meeting. → See also free ride noun
take sb for a ride informal to intentionally do something dishonest or unpleasant in order to get an advantage for yourself: Some so-called "market professionals" have been taking inexperienced shareholders for a ride.
(Definition of ride noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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